Windows Command Prompt Reference

Lists of the different commands available in Windows NT Command Prompt console: Note the list of available commands (And explanation of these) can also be found in the Windows Help:

hh.exe ms-its:%WINDIR%\Help\windows.chm::/ntcmds.htm

Note there are two command shells in WinNT:
  • Cmd.exe : The native shell and provides the most features.
  • : MS-DOS emulator that runs within NTVDM.EXE (Mostly useful for very old text-based DOS programs)


  1. snakefoot says:

    Keith Watson
    The url for Windows 2003 Command-line Reference A-Z has changed

    Have updated the link. Thank you for finding the new link :)


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